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Mottled Loach Acanthocobitis botia

Category: Loaches

Size: 5-7cm

Price: £4.95 each

Discount: Buy 5 or more Mottled Loach Acanthocobitis botia and get 5% off!!

Stock: 10 in stock

Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 8.0 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: Buy 5 or more Mottled Loach Acanthocobitis botia and get 5% off!!
Size: 5-7cm

Acanthocobitis botia (Mottled Loach)

A pretty loach with a whitish body covered with large, irregular greyish-brown patches and spots. It has a fairly elongate body, though not quite as long as that of a kuhli loach.

A typical mountain stream denizen, this loach needs water that is not too warm, is well oxygenated, and provided with plenty of water current. As such, while not a perfect fish for the average community tank, it would be a good match for species such as danios, minnows, and hillstream loaches.

Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

A harmless bottom dweller, this species naturally inhabits streams with pebbly and sandy substrates, where it searches for insect larvae and other small animals.

Not yet bred in aquaria.

Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Widespread, from Pakistan to China
Temperature 24-26 C
Size 11 cm
Water Parameters Adaptable, but avoid extremes
Water PH 6.5-7.5